How to reinstall Microsoft store

How to reinstall Microsoft store in Windows 10

Sometimes, after completing the system restore, you are not able to access the Microsoft Store, and you start searches related to this. But, if you’re reading this article, means you are going to solve this problem soon. We have elaborated the best possible answers to the question- How to reinstall the Microsoft store? So, if you were in trouble, now, you do not need to worry, but firstly, we will discuss why you need to reinstall Microsoft Store.

Why you need to reinstall the Microsoft store

The answer to this question can be different for different users, but we carry some probable reasons behind this question. In most cases, users accidentally uninstall the store, and after that, they face problems downloading any updates or any application. In some cases, users face this problem after restoring their systems. In this case, sometimes, if you go to the web-based Microsoft store and try to download any app from here, it doesn’t work. So users start looking to install the Microsoft store again.

But, now, this problem will vanish as we will provide you the best possible solution in this guide. So be continue with this post. 

How to reinstall Microsoft store

If your Microsoft Store doesn’t work then you could not install any other application which you want to install. Here, this becomes very important to reinstall the Microsoft Store. Here are the methods using these you will reinstall the MStore.

  • Using the Setting application.
  • Use Windows Troubleshooter to Reinstall the Microsoft Store.
  • Use Powershell to reinstall the Microsoft store.
  • Create a new user account.

Using the Setting application 

The setting app is a very useful and very important tool in Microsoft operating systems. This makes, easy to perform a lot of work. As this is a very important tool, this will also help us to reinstall the Microsoft store. So let’s see using this How to reinstall Microsoft store.

  • First of all, you will have to open the Setting App by using the keyboard shortcut– Windows+ I.
  • Find Apps in the setting Window and click on it.
  • Next, select Apps and Features from the left side of the appearing window.
  • Look on the right side of the window, and by scrolling down select the Microsoft Store option and click on the Advanced Option, which is below the MStore option.
  • Now, you will see a new window with the option Reset and a button with the same. Click on the Reset button now.
reinstall Microsoft store using Setting App
  • After this, a warning popup will appear, hit the Reset button once more.

Use Windows Troubleshooter to Reinstall the Microsoft Store

If the above solution didn’t work, in that case, you can run a troubleshooter to get your Microsoft Store app back. Follow these steps to troubleshoot:

  1. Go to the search menu and type Troubleshoot Settings.
  1. Click on the Troubleshoot Settings option, then on Open.
  1. Now, scroll down the appearing window, and you will find out the option- Windows Store Apps.
  1. Click on it, and you will see- Run the Troubleshooter button, click on this button.

Note- If you are not able to see the Store app list, then you may need to select Additional Troubleshooter. To do this, click on the Additional troubleshooter button. Then repeat the process from the second step.

Use PowerShell to reinstall the Microsoft store

If somehow, you are still not able to access your Microsoft store the in this situation you can find your answer to the question- How to reinstall Microsoft store 

  • Press the Windows+ X button to open the Quick link menu.
  • Now click on the Windows Powershell (admin) option from the list.
Windows PowerShell (Admin)
  • A popup will open, select Yes from here.
PowerShell
  • Now, copy and paste the following command in the appearing window-

Get-AppXPackage WindowsStore -AllUsers | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage
-DisableDevelopmentMode
-Register “$($_.InstallLocation)
\AppXManifest.xml”}

  • Next, hit the Enter button, and lastly, restart your computer.

Follow the Video tutorial to reinstall the Microsoft store

This Video tutorial is released by Microsoft Helps, and many users find this very helpful and you can also find solutions related to the Microsoft Store by seeing this Video.

Video Credit- Microsoft Helps

Create a new user account

If the above-discussed methods fail to reinstall the Microsoft Store, then you can try to create a new user account. A new user account will agave all the applications including the Microsoft Store. You should follow the given instructions to create a new user account:

  • Go to the Account section.
  • Now, click on the family & other users.
Create a new user account
  • Now, from the right side of the window, click on the Add someone else to this PC.
  • Next, after doing all, follow the instructions to complete the process.
  • After all, a new user account will be created, and you will be able to access the Microsoft Store on your computer.

This method will help if you will get one of these error codes while you will apply any of the above-mentioned methods.

  Error 1. 

Add-AppxPackage : Cannot find path ‘C:\AppXManifest.xml’ because it does not exist.
At line:1 char:61
+ … | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register
“$($_.I …+ ~~~~~~~~~~~
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
~~~~~~~~~~~~~
~~~~+ CategoryInfo: ObjectNotFound:
(C:\AppXManifest.xml:String)
[Add-AppxPackage],
ItemNotFoundException
+ FullyQualifiedErrorId: PathNotFound,Microsoft
.Windows.Appx
.PackageManager.Commands.
AddAppxPackageCommand

Error 2

Add-AppxPackage : Deployment failed with HRESULT: 0x80073CF6, Package could not be registered.
error 0x80070057: While processing the request,
the system failed to register the windows.applyDataExtension extension …

Error 3

error 0x80070057: Cannot register the request because the following error was
encountered during the registration of the windows.apply
DataExtension extension: The parameter is incorrect.

Error 4

An internal error occurred with error 0x80070002.

Error 5

Package could not be registered. Merge Failure: error 0x80070003: Cannot
register the Microsoft
.WindowsStore_2015.23.23.0_
x64__8wekyb3d8bbwe
package because there was a merge failure.

That’s all…

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